World Soils Book Series

The Soils of Croatia

Authors: Bašić, Ferdo

  • Contains a comprehensive source of data on Croatian pedosphere
  • Discusses soils in relation to climate change and as a source of glasshouse gasses and as an indicator of desertification
  • Presents an overview on soil degradation and soil protection following DPSIR concept and stepwise approach: Inventory – Monitoring – Soil information system
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eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-94-007-5815-5
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About this book

The Soils of Croatia is a six-chapter book detailing all aspects of Croatian soils. The book presents, in a reader friendly way, the lively history of pedology in Croatia. It explains soils as natural resources for this country and offers a detailed view on the different agricultural regions referenced in Croatia. The Soils of Croatia also contains useful information regarding the different factors of soil genesis in the different regions as well as on soil taxonomy and it gives a very detailed classification of different Croatian Soils. Overall, this book contains everything that pedologists, students and anyone else interested in Croatian soils should know about.

About the authors

Prof. Ferdo Bašić is Professor Emeritus and world experts on Soils. Prof Bašić has been working at the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Zagreb (Croatia) since 1984 and is specialized in soil protection and monitoring, as well as water erosion and land management. He has also been involved in many other works, like the National Report on Food Security in 1996, has been president of the Croatian Society of Soil Science in 1986, 1987, 1988 and 1993 and Deputy dean for scientific affairs at the faculty of Agriculture of the University of Zagreb from 1993 until 1997.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-007-5815-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $149.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-007-5814-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $149.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-017-7821-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Soils of Croatia
Authors
Series Title
World Soils Book Series
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-5815-5
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-5815-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-5814-8
Softcover ISBN
978-94-017-7821-3
Series ISSN
2211-1255
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 179
Number of Illustrations and Tables
1 b/w illustrations, 164 illustrations in colour
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